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Western Reporting of the Beijing Women s Conference

Conference Jawid Laiq How sensitive is the American and British 'quality' press to global women's issues? It claims to be fair, balanced and free in its reports and comments on world news events. It summarily rejects allegations of bias, prejudice, sensationalism, trivialisation and selectivity. These claims and allegations were tested by surveying reports and comments on the Beijing World Conference on Women and the accompanying NGO meet held in August-September 1995. Five publications controlled by US and British interests, with a wide circulation around the globe, and reputed to be serious and well-regarded journals, were surveyed.

Western Reporting of the Beijing Women s-Conference

Conference Jawid Laiq How sensitive is the American and British 'quality' press to global women's issues? It claims to be fair, balanced and free in its reports and comments on world news events. It summarily rejects allegations of bias, prejudice, sensationalism, trivialisation and selectivity. These claims and allegations were tested by surveying reports and comments on the Beijing World Conference on Women and the accompanying NGO meet held in August-September 1995. Five publications controlled by US and British interests, with a wide circulation around the globe, and reputed to be serious and well-regarded journals, were surveyed.

Encyclopaedic Reportage from the Holy Land

the Holy Land Jawid Laiq Sharing the Promised Land: An Interwoven Tale of Israelis and Palestinians by Dilip Hire; Coronet Books, Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1997; pp xxxxii+726,

Ethnopolitical Issues in South-East Asia

This paper surveys the more conspicuous ethnopolitical issues in the member states of the Association of South- East Asian Nations (ASEAN). The paper's focus is on the interaction between state policies and politically active ethnic groups.

The Gulf Cooperation Council-Royal Insurance against Pressures from Within and Without

Royal Insurance against Pressures from Within and Without Jawid Laiq Social and political tensions fuelled by oil revenues point to dramatic upheavals in the Gulf area, specially in Saudi Arabia and Oman, where sharply divisive dual economies have developed as a result of mistaken government policies.

Prelude to Partition in Sri Lanka-Segregated Education and Politics, 1945-67

Segregated Education and Politics, 1945-67 Jawid Laiq This is a sketch of how populist politicians In Sri Lanka used the emotive issues of language and white-collar government employment to create a segregated system of education. In prompt return, this system produced communal demands which were further encouraged by political leaders seeking to mobilise communal fallowings.

By-Product of a Plural Economy-A Note on the Politics of the Lost Indian in Malaysia

In Malaysia, as in other former colonies like Sri Lanka, the pattern of physical and occupational separation between the races is a direct consequence of the plural economy and society created by colonial rule.

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